Friday, April 11, 2008

Police seek armed man who robbed fast-food place

Arby's worker was taking out trash when holdup began A robber struck at a South Nashville fast-food restaurant as an employee was outside taking the trash. No one was injured. The restaurant was not open for business at the time. Around 11:35 p.m. Thursday, an employee at the Arby's at 1212 Murfreesboro Pike went outside to empty the trash and she was approached by a man with a black revolver, Metro police Capt. Randy Hickerson said. The man demanded money. They went inside the restaurant and the employee gave him money. The robber fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black man, 18-24 years old, 5 feet 9 inches, skinny, and was wearing a black hat and sunglasses, blue shirt and jeans. He had a black revolver. No shots were fired and no one was injured, Hickerson said. There was another employee at work, but her location during the incident was not reported. The restaurant is near Briley Parkway. — LEIGH RAY Writer for Tennessean

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